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80a0839 – 5070   Pyrausta laticlavia (Grote & Robinson, 1867)
             Southern Purple Mint Moth

Mike Quinn
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Botys laticlavia Grote & Robinson, 1867
Botys cinerosa Grote & Robinson, 1867
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Munroe, E., 1976. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 13.2b, p. 135; pl. 6.1-4. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 23.7m, 23.8f; p. 176. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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